Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story

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Biblo and Tannen, 1968 - Literary Criticism - 409 pages
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Still the single best genre overview around, even at 70 years old. Read full review

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Some interesting ideas here... one being that there is a close relationship between democracy and the popularity of detective stories. But only read this if you can handle the misogynist value ... Read full review

Contents

1841Place America Genesis
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The InBetween Years Development
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Profile by Gaslight Renaissance
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Copyright

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